BEC micro-grid brings power to Totota - hccommunityjournal.com: Local News

BEC micro-grid brings power to Totota

Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 12:00 am

Nearly 80 years ago, BEC brought electricity to the Texas Hill Country and made rural electrification a reality. Today, BEC once again helped light up rural areas, but this time it was in Totota, a community located approximately 80 miles northeast of Liberia’s capital, Monrovia.

“Totota is a town with potential with a population of about 6,400. Although it’s a regional trading center and a few people buy electric service from individuals who own and operate small generators, most households still rely on kerosene lanterns and candles for light. It will be at least 10 years before the construction of Liberia’s national grid reaches Totota,” Bill Hetherington, BEC CEO/General Manager said.

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